Archive for September, 2011

September 29, 2011 – Marcus Grodi

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September 29, 2011 Marcus Grodi How Firm a Foundation

Ken talks with author Marcus Grodi, well known host of The Journey Home TV program, about his novel How Firm a Foundation (published by CHResources) This compelling story follows Pastor Stephen as he discovers the truth in the Catholic Church.  Marcus also discusses the long awaited sequel, Pillar and Bulwark, which will be available in December.  His book can be purchased at

September 22, 2011 – Gregory Jeffrey

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 Gregory Jeffrey Why Enough is Never Enough

Ken talks with author Gregory Jeffrey and discussed his book Why Enough is Never Enough: Overcoming Worries about Money – A Catholic Perspective (published by Our Sunday Visitor). This is a book for anyone who has ever worried about money.  Drawing on his 25 years as a development consultant and thousands of interviews asking people to support various causes, Mr. Jeffrey brings a unique perspective to the topic. His book can be purchased at

September 15, 2011 – Lorene Duquin

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 Ken talks with author Lorene Duquin and discussed her book Recovering Faith – Stories of Catholics Who Came Home (published by Our Sunday Visitor). This book contains the stories of 18 Catholics who returned to the Church.  Many of the stories are by very well know individuals, including actor Martin Sheen, Supreme Court justice Clarence Thomas, best selling author Dean Kootz and our own Father John Fletcher –  who many of our listeners will know because of his programs here on Radio Maria.  Her book can be purchased at

September 8, 2011 – Charles Zech Best Practices in Parish Stewardship

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Ken talks with author Charles Zech and discussed his book “Best Practices in Parish Stewardship (published by Our Sunday Visitor). This is the most comprehensive analysis of stewardship activities ever published. The author explores more than just the impact of stewardship on parish income — he also analyzes time and talent contributions, measuring everything from volunteer activity to Mass attendance to outreach programs such as prison ministries or soup kitchen sponsorship. Get ideas and results by understanding what works and doesn’t work at stewardship parishes across the country. Every parish can benefit from this insightful study and learn how to approach stewardship in exciting, productive, and faith-building ways. His book can be purchased at

September 1, 2011- Amy Welborn Prove It! series of books

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Ken talks with author Amy Welborn about the six books in her Prove It! series.  The series is for teens and young adults and covers: God, Jesus, Church, Prayer, You and there is also a Prove It! Bible (all published by Our Sunday Visitor).  Amy uses her background as a Catholic high school religion teacher to address issues faced by young Catholics. Her books can be purchased at